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Keyword: peninsula expressway

Police are investigating what factors led to the crash that killed a bicyclist on Peninsula Expressway early this morning.

Officers were called to the scene near Bethlehem Boulevard at 4:39 a.m. after the driver of  2018 Chevrolet Equinox was traveling northbound on Peninsula Expressway and struck the bicycle from behind, which was also traveling northbound on Peninsula Expressway. The bicyclist, an adult man, was transported to an area hospital where he later died.

The Baltimore County Police Crash Investigation Team is continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding this fatal crash. The identity of the decedent is withheld pending next of kin notifications.

The driver of a vehicle involved in a crash on Peninsula Expressway on February 9 has died.

The man, identified as Scout Nelson Custer (24) of the 300 block of Dye Plant Road in Martinsville, Virginia, died of his injuries this morning at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center after suffering critical injuries during the crash.

The investigation revealed that Custer was driving a Chevrolet Corvette southbound on Peninsula Expressway south of the Bear Creak drawbridge when he stopped on the shoulder, then attempted to make a u-turn and was struck on the driver side by a Chevrolet Tahoe, also traveling south on Peninsula Expressway.

A passenger in the corvette suffered non-life-threatening injuries. No occupants of the Tahoe were injured.

The Baltimore County Police Crash Investigation Team will continue the investigation into this crash.

Detectives from the Baltimore County Violent Crimes Unit continue to investigate an incident involving a violent car-jacking in the 7800 block of Peninsula Expressway just before midnight on Saturday.

The victim, a 42-year-old man, was driving home when he began experiencing car trouble and pulled to the side of the roadway. While checking to see what the trouble was, a vehicle with the two suspects stopped. The suspects approached him and while one pointed a handgun at him the other took his cell phone and wallet. The victim attempted to flee and was shot by the suspect once in a lower extremity. The victim continued to flee and managed to flag down another motorist who called 9-1-1.

One of the suspects fled in the vehicle they arrived in while the other stole the victim's vehicle, which was later located just inside Baltimore City.

Anyone with information on the suspects involved in this violent crime is asked to contact police at 410-307-2020.

Revised June 27, 2017